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Waikiki Beach, Honolulu

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#1 of 206 in Beaches in Hawaii
Must see · Beach · Nature / Park
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Soak up Hawaii’s island charm while relaxing on the sandy shores of Waikiki Beach. Located on the south shore of Honolulu, the beach borders the well-known neighborhood of Waikiki, once a playground for Hawaiian royalty. Known for its pristine white sand, bathtub temperatures, and spectacular views of the Diamond Head tuff cone, the beach serves as a popular place for watersports and sunbathing year-round. Try your hand at riding the waves with a surf lesson, or take a stroll along the boardwalk, where you will find a variety of oceanside dining options and street vendors. Put Waikiki Beach into our Honolulu trip planner to see other points of interest to visit during your vacation in Honolulu.
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  • Way too many beach goers for our taste. It is very crowded and in a highly commercialized area. There are very few places to sit or lay on the beach without being on top of others. Some may enjoy... 
    Way too many beach goers for our taste. It is very crowded and in a highly commercialized area. There are very few places to sit or lay on the beach without being on top of others. Some may enjoy...  more »
  • This is an incredibly beautiful and interesting place to be. The hotels and gardens along the beach are stunning. Iconic view to Diamond head. 
    This is an incredibly beautiful and interesting place to be. The hotels and gardens along the beach are stunning. Iconic view to Diamond head.  more »
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  • nice, must see, but a bit to crowded ,for my taste.
  • The submarine underwater tour was incredible. The beach seems to go for miles.

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